Accord’s Family Support Services is 245D Basic is with Individuals and Families choosing their own employee where the ultimate goal is to increase independence and community connections.
FSS is a model of services that empowers individuals to be able to have the right person filling their support needs. Additionally, many people with disabilities already have natural supports in their lives who already provide supports for them, and FSS is a way in which these family members can be paid.
Individualized Home Supports without Training (IHS-WOT)
IHS-WOT is non-medical care, assistance, and supervision provided in the individual's home or community. This one-on-one service is intended to increase one’s independence and involvement with community activities.
**Individualized Home Supports Without Training was created through the State of Minnesota Waiver Reimagine project, and it combines the previous services of Personal Support and Adult Companion.
Respite is a short-term care service intended to provide a break or relief to an individual’s primary caregiver(s). Respite may be provided in the individuals or the Respite providers home.
Homemaker Services range from light household cleaning and laundry to assistance with home management and/or activities of daily living/ Home Management includes meal prep, shopping for food, clothes and supplies, simple household repairs, and arranging for transportation. Activities of Daily Living (ADLs) include bathing, toileting, grooming, eating, dressing, and assistance walking. Homemaker Services are available under various payment options.
Night Supervision Services
Night Supervision Services is overnight assistance and monitoring provided by an awake staff in the individual’s own home. Examples of Night Supervision tasks include reinforcing independent living skills, ,monitoring for safety, or assistance with instrumental activities of daily living (IADLs).
Family Supports Accepted Waivers Include:
- Developmental Disabilities (DD) Waiver
- Community Alternative Care (CAC) Waiver
- Brain Injury (BI)
- Community Access for Disability Inclusion (CADI) Waiver
- Medical Assistance Home and Community Based Services
- Community Alternative Care (CAC)